Fred Cole (gridiron football)

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Fred Cole
Fred Cole 1961.jpg
Born:(1937-06-14)June 14, 1937
Newark, New Jersey
Died:October 11, 2013(2013-10-11) (aged 76)
Brick Township, New Jersey
Career information
CFL status American
Position(s) G
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight226 lb (103 kg)
College Maryland
NFL draft 1959 / Round: 6 / Pick: 68
Drafted by Chicago Bears [1]
Career history
As player
1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
  • Grey Cup champion (1959)

Frederick Michael Cole (June 14, 1937 October 11, 2013) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1959. [2] He played college football with the University of Maryland Terrapins. Cole was also drafted in the 1959 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears (Round 6, #68 overall). After playing with Winnipeg, he also played a single season with the Los Angeles Chargers of the American Football League. He died in his native state of New Jersey in 2013. [3]

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References

  1. "1959 Chicago Bears". databaseFootball.com. Archived from the original on April 9, 2007. Retrieved July 15, 2020.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=colefre001
  3. http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Frederick-Cole&lc=4020&pid=167497102&mid=5696964